Apply for a primary or junior school place

Apply for a primary or junior school place online.

The deadline for applying for a place in reception for September 2018 is 15 January 2018.

Please complete and submit your application by that date.


Reception starters 2018

If you live within North Yorkshire and your child was born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014, they are due to start school in 2018-19 and you need to apply for a primary school place for September 2018. 

If you do not live in North Yorkshire you must apply to the authority where you live.

Infant to junior school transfer 2018

If your child is currently at an infant school and they were born between 1 September 2010 and 31 August 2011, they are due to move to junior school. You need to apply for a school place for September 2018.

You must make an application for a place in Reception or to transfer from an infant to a junior school by the deadline of 15 January 2018.

Step 1 - Choose your school(s)

Read the policies and information for the school(s) you are interested in and check which school is in your catchment area.

Some religious schools may ask you to complete a supplementary information form as well as applying for a school place. You will need to read the schools policy to check.

Step 2 - How to apply online

It is your responsibility to ensure you read the information on this website before applying.

You need to create an account, if you do not have one. Once this is done you will receive an email to verify your account.

Once verified you will can login and:

  • make a new application listing up to five schools in order of preference;
  • continue with an application;
  • view your application; or
  • view the school place offered on National Offer Day - 16 April 2018.

Once you have submitted your application, you will no longer be able to amend it online. Further amendments must be made using this  Word (docx / 690 KB) or  PDF (pdf / 296 KB) form.

Existing user - log in to my account

New user - create an account

Important information about admissions

You can:

If you have any questions about the application process, contact our admissions team.

In-year applications

If your child needs to change schools at any other time, for example you move into North Yorkshire or move address, you need to make an in-year application.

Apply for an in-year school place

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